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cocker spaniel: with Queen ann Legs (front

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Good Morning,

I have a freind that has a Coker Spaniel puppy with "Queen Ann Legs" (front) it's not severe, but i was wondering what care/health implacations this could have? the puppy has been offered to me for free as I dont work dogs and he cant be sold as a gun dog so has no valve to him.

any advice would be greatly appreciated.

Kind regards

Hi Paul - Welcome to JustAnswer! I am a licensed veterinarian and would be glad to help!

We can see this as a form of elbow dysplasia.

While this dog may have no issues throughout life, there is a concern this can lead to gait abnormalities or even arthritis later in life.

This may be the reason the dog is unable to be sold.

This dog may be a fantastic companion and a good dog for you - but not likely a good one for an active hunter or an agility dog.

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